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I didn't mean to say they're distant or not engaging, simply that their sound signature isn't really colored compared to other phones recommended in their range. I personally can't say they're dark or bright. Again, I loved the sound on my 595s, wouldn't trade it for anything lower than a 600.
Narzon - I think you understood me wrong. I love my HD595s and HD555s, but I simply don't like monitor headphones for music listening/gaming.
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post #152 of 5049
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Narzon - I think you understood me wrong. I love my HD595s and HD555s, but I simply don't like monitor headphones for music listening/gaming.
I never meant to compare them to monitor phones. Perhaps neutral isn't the best way to phrase it. They are certainly quite engaging when they need to be.
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Im trying to decide between the


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I believe I fall into the compromising gamer. I like music to be an option (or movies if you must), but Im mostly likely using them for gaming. So bass being present is nice.
Another problem being is that Im using them for a dorm. So sound leakage is what Im trying against, hence why the AD700 isn't being considered as Im told they're loud. Im also told the HD555s are as well, but I figured I get some input about that too.
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post #154 of 5049
HD555 are open so if you don't want sound leakage you can rule those out.

If you want a compromise you can also throw Ultrasone line with S-Logic into the mix as they are closed back (low sound leakage), they have bass from being closed and bass oriented, and the S-Logic technology enhances the soundstage to make them gaming viable.
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post #155 of 5049
I have the Samson RH600's and I can definitely vouch for them. Great monitor headphones with a wide soundstage -- great for first-person shooters. Definitely one of the best gaming headphones for under $50. Glad it was mentioned in the OP.
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I read that Asus Xonar DX has problem with bfbc2, will it have problem also with battlefield 3?
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post #157 of 5049
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I read that Asus Xonar DX has problem with bfbc2, will it have problem also with battlefield 3?
I think that it is a little premature to say yes or no to that boss.
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post #158 of 5049
ok thanks walodh74 for answer, can you also explain me , because i don't understand this problem with asus xonar dx with bfbc2:

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BEWARE: Do not expect exceptional BC2 sound from the Xonar DX. If you at all play BC2 on a regular basis, you should avoid this card as it won't give you the positional cues you're looking for. If you're playing virtually ANY OTHER GAME besides BC2 you'll love this card. It's excellent for Call of Duty. It's excellent for RPGs and Racers. In fact, it'll do RPGs and racers better than the Creative cards. Music DOES sound better on the DX than pretty much every creative card on the market.
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post #159 of 5049
mmm.. actually not bad Simca, entered the thread ready to cry to be honest. Good Job!
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Hmm... best all-around for $50? Some gaming, should just be average for music.
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